Improving towns & villages

Municipal Gardens, Aldershot

Entrance to Municipal Gardens, Aldershot  War memorial in Municipal Gardens, Aldershot  Fountain in Municipal Gardens, Aldershot

Municipal Gardens is situated within the Aldershot West Conservation Area at the edge of the town centre. There has been a continuing programme of environmental improvements of this Victorian park since the late 1980s. The work has included the provision of a new hard court and viewing area, restoration of the historic path network and boundary railings, the creation of new entrance gateways, and a fountain. The scheme has involved a number of artists and crafts people from stone lettering and mosaics to metal sculpture.

Completion/status Completed in 2004

Project team & partners This scheme included working with Rushmoor Borough Council, The Friends of Municipal Gardens, Return to Stone (stone masons) , Saraj Guha (artist blacksmith), Maggie Howarth (mosaicist) and Peter Clutterbuck (artist blacksmith).

Municipal Gardens in Aldershot  Restored Edwardian entrance to Municipal Gardens, Aldershot